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Custodian receives national honor

February 8, 2011
ORANGE BEACH, AL — Custodians are the first line of defense of public health in our schools, and Virginia Wilson of Orange Beach Elementary School (OBES) has been selected as one of five custodians in the nation for the 2011 National Education Association''s National C.L.E.A.N. Award, according to the Baldwin County NOW.
The National C.L.E.A.N. Awards program recognizes the contributions that custodians make to public health in their schools, communities and their profession, and is presented to school custodians who demonstrate outstanding leadership in the field of school cleanliness and reflect the contributions that education support professionals (ESP) can make to public health, the article stated.
Wilson was nominated by her colleagues at OBES and, as an award recipient, will receive an all expense paid trip to Washington, DC, to the NEA National ESP Conference to receive her award, the article noted.
According to the article, Wilson''s award consists of a $2,000 cash prize and a one-year NEA and National Council of Education Support Professionals (NCESP) membership.
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